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UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 14, 2015

UIL Holdings Corporation ( UIL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 14, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.432 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2015. Shareholders who purchased UIL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 37th quarter that UIL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $47.22, the dividend yield is 3.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UIL was $47.22, representing a -10.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.50 and a 33.65% increase over the 52 week low of $35.33.

UIL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). UIL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.07. Zacks Investment Research reports UIL's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 5.97%, compared to an industry average of 1.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UIL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to UIL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have UIL as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ( PSCU )
  • WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES )
  • Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF ( VIOV )
  • iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value ETF ( IJS )
  • SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF (based on S&P SmallCap Value ( SLYV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an decrease of -8.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UIL at 8.92%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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